University Park, IL-(ENEWSPF)- CenterPoint at Governors State University is sponsoring four Starting a Business in Illinois workshops for Chicago Southland residents.
The free two-hour workshops focus on the personal, financial, and legal aspects of starting a business. Participants will learn what steps to take and what resources are available to assist new business owners succeed in today’s challenging economic climate.
Workshops will be presented:
- On Wednesday, November 30, at 6 p.m., at Markham City Hall, 16313 South Kedzie Parkway, Markham. Elliott Johnson, regional representative for GSU CenterPoint, will present the program, which is sponsored by the City of Markham.
- On Thursday, December 1, at 9 a.m., at Lemont Village Hall, 418 Main Street, Lemont. Judi Mack, regional representative for GSU CenterPoint, will present the program, sponsored by the Village of Lemont.
- On Monday, December 5, at 5:30 p.m., at Old Plank Trail Bank, 20901 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort. Judi Mack will present the program, sponsored by Old Plank Trail Bank.
- On Tuesday, December 6, at 6 p.m., at Markham City Hall. Elliott Johnson will present the program, sponsored by the City of Markham.
Participants must pre-register by calling CenterPoint at (708) 534-4927.
CenterPoint at Governors State University is an Illinois Small Business Development Center offering professional assistance, counseling, relevant training, and ongoing support services to entrepreneurs. CenterPoint is a service of Governors State University with grant support from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the U.S. Small Business Administration. More information about CenterPoint services is available at www.centerpointgsu.com.